Category - WWE

Stan Hansen to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

WWE Hall of Fame

The latest inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 is Stan Hansen, a Texas native who made his name in Japan. The 66 year old made his professional wrestling debut in January 1973 and retired in the same month of 2001. He joined the WWWF in 1976 and had a feud with the then champion Bruno Sammartino just two months after he arrived. He...

Sting documentary to debut on WWE Network next week

Sting

On Friday, March 25, the WWE Network will present the premiere of Sting: Into The Light, the documentary about the former WCW champion which was released on home video towards the end of last year. The documentary – which follows Sting as he signs with WWE, making his debut, and his match at WrestleMania 31 against Triple H – will air...

Mick Foley replaces Superstar Billy Graham at WrestleMania Axxess

Mick Foley

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley will be replacing fellow HOFer Superstar Billy Graham at the WrestleMania Axxess VIP autograph session on Saturday, April 2, at 8AM. Graham had to pull out due to a medical problem, a problem that led him to the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. Graham explained in a post on Facebook that he was doing some training in...

Smackdown TV report for 03/17/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for March 17th, 2016 – “Travelling Along” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming Recap of Raw’s issues between WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H and Roman Reigns is shown, then we go to the arena in Cincinnati, Ohio, as Mauro Ranallo and Jerry “The King” Lawler greet us. Segment #2:...

Smackdown rating for 03/17/2016

Smackdown

Smackdown this week which had AJ Styles taking on Kevin Owens drew a total of 2,260,000 viewers, up 74,000 viewers from last week’s number. While the number was up, it’s still below the usual average and the episode was the second lowest rated Smackdown on USA so far. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Next WWE 24 show on WWE Network to feature Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan

The newest WWE 24 Network special will air on Monday, March 28, right after Monday Night Raw and will be titled Thank You Daniel Bryan. WWE is urging fans to send in their personal video messages via social media using the hashtag #THANKYOUDANIEL for a chance to appear on the upcoming broadcast. The Daniel Bryan special will feature new and...

Cesaro returning to the ring in mid-April at Euro tour

Antonio Cesaro

Former WWE tag team champion Cesaro will be returning to the ring during the WrestleMania Revenge tour in Europe next month and will miss WrestleMania just by two weeks. The WWE Netherlands Twitter account announced that Cesaro will be lacing up his boots again and wrestling in Amsterdam on April 15 live from the Ziggo Dome. The man known to fans...

Bray Wyatt suffering from back injury

Bray Wyatt

The reason why Bray Wyatt has not been wrestling on WWE television is that he is suffering from a back injury, an injury which is considered bad enough that he is not allowed to get physical. Wyatt was advertised to be taking on Brock Lesnar at the Roadblock WWE Network event last week however before the match started Wyatt said that the match is...

TMZ claims that Sting’s wrestling career is over

sting2

TMZ.COM is reporting that Sting has decided to call an end to his in-ring wrestling career due to the severity of his neck injury. TMZ says that Sting may announce the decision at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which he is headlining, although the decision has already been taken to retire. Sources say that Sting is open to remaining with WWE...

Total Divas season 5 episode 9 rating

Total Divas

The latest episode of Total Divas, episode 9 of season 5 titled Rocky Road to Recovery, drew 650,000 viewers, which is 70,000 viewers more from last week. Despite the increase in numbers, it’s still well below the average of 800,000 viewers the show has been doing in the beginning of the season. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

No surgery required for Neville

Neville

While Neville will be missing his spot at WrestleMania, the former NXT champion will at least not be required to undergo surgery to repair his ankle fracture, an injury he suffered on Raw this week. “Neville had some repeat testing done in Orlando which included X-Rays and a CAT scan of his ankle,” Dr. Chris Amann told WWE.com. “Upon...

Handicap tag match and US title match added to WrestleMania 32

The New Day

More matches were added to WrestleMania 32 including a title defense and a big handicap match involving 7 WWE Superstars. The United States champion Kalisto will now be defending his title against Ryback while The New Day will take on all four members of The League of Nations in a handicap match. The match is not for the WWE Tag Team titles but...

WWE ref Charles Robinson apologizes for dropping F-bomb on Raw

Charles Robinson

Senior WWE referee Charles Robinson apologized on Twitter for dropping the F-bomb twice in a heated argument with Chris Jericho after Jericho pushed him following a miscommunication over the ending of the match. Jericho informed Robinson that Neville was hurt and they were going straight for the ending. Robinson didn’t hear Jericho and when Y2J...

Raw rating for 03/14/2016

Raw

A fully loaded Raw with appearances from The Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, Shane McMahon and even Mick Foley, did nothing to lure viewers in or keep those from last week. Yesterday’s show did a total of 3,457,000 viewers, down almost 100,000 from the previous week with just 3 weeks away from WrestleMania. Hour one did 3,471,000 viewers, then dropped...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Rocky Road to Recovery

Total Divas

Episode 9 of season 5 of Total Divas airs tonight on E! with an episode titled Rocky Road to Recovery. The synopsis for the show reads, “Nikki commits the cardinal sin of mixing business with pleasure when she enlists John to be her rehab coach; Rosa grows suspicious when Bobby jets off to Vegas without her; Nattie struggles to wrangle her...